Originally Posted by maniac57
Remove the spark plug and turn the engine until the piston is at the TOP of it's stroke.(Look in plug hole with a flashlight)
Then see where your magnet is at TDC (Top Dead Center)
If it looks like the one in my link above, there's your problem.
I got the piston to the top of its stroke (closest to the spark plug hole).
The magnet was in this position: